Fairfax County Board of Supervisors to Recognize Citizens


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June 12, 2003

 

Fairfax County Board of Supervisors to Recognize Citizens
and Issue Proclamations

 

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, at their meeting on Monday, June 16, beginning at 9:30 a.m., will recognize the following citizens, principals and organizations for their achievements and contributions to the community. Proclamations will be issued as listed below. For more information, call 703-324-3187, TTY 703-324-2935.

Earth Day/Arbor Day
The Board of Supervisors will recognize the sponsors and planning committee members of the Earth Day/Arbor Day celebration. Certificates of appreciation will be issued to the following sponsors: Target Stores, Sterling; Fairfax County Division of Solid Waste Collections and Recycling, Fairfax; and Northern Virginia Community College-Annandale Campus, Annandale. Certificates will be presented to the following planning committee members for their work in planning the event: Rosemary Byrne, Fairfax; Julia Brown, Alexandria; Dr. Robin W. Gorham, Annandale; Cheryl Robinette, Annandale; Charles Sakowitz, Annandale; Brian Murphy, Fairfax; Rose Purple, Annandale; Donna Jackson, Falls Church; Joanne Swick, Burke; Katherine Parker Martin, Reston; and Rod Young, Fairfax.

Hepatitis Awareness Day
The Board of Supervisors will declare June 21 as Hepatitis Awareness Day in Fairfax County. Representatives of the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board, the Fairfax County Health Department and the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department will accept the proclamation. Hepatitis Awareness Day is designated in conjunction with the annual Tim Harmon Run-Walk, an event aimed at educating and raising awareness of the citizens of Fairfax County of the impact hepatitis C is having on individuals and their families. This annual event is held in memory of Timothy Harmon, a past director of Residential Services for Alcohol and Drug Services.

Honoring Retiring Principals
The Board of Supervisors will recognize the following Fairfax County principals retiring this year: Sheila Bertrand, Clearview Elementary School, Herndon; Christine Brogan, Sunrise Valley Elementary School, Reston; Nancy Coughlan, Waynewood Elementary School, Alexandria; David Chubb, Camelot Elementary School, Annandale; Donald Clausen, Annandale High School, Annandale; Luke Fennel, Edison High School, Alexandria; Leslie Kent, Frost Middle School, Fairfax; Donna Lewis, Newington Forest Elementary School, Springfield; Gregory Lock, Oak View Elementary School, Fairfax; Bonnie Miller, Stenwood Elementary School, Vienna; Ann Monday, Robinson Secondary School, Fairfax; Janis Paushter, Fairhill Elementary School, Fairfax; Harold Price, Key Middle School, Springfield; Gina Ross, Aldrin Elementary School, Reston; Juanita Trapp, Bucknell Elementary School, Alexandria; and Gail Womble, Carson Middle School, Herndon.

Safety Patrol of the Year
Lina Jee Hyan Kang of Fairhill Elementary School, Fairfax, will be recognized by the Board of Supervisors for being selected to receive an American Automobile Association Mid-Atlantic Outstanding School Safety Patrol Award. She was selected from the 14,000 safety patrols in the county for her superior achievements as both a safety patrol and a student. Kang was also honored at the June 5 Outstanding School Safety Patrol Awards program in Reston.

Mean, Lean, Green Awesomely Supreme Recycling Team
The Board of Supervisors will recognize the Fairhill Elementary School Mean, Lean, Green Awesomely Supreme Recycling Team for their community service and commitment to the environment as recipients of the Johnie Forte Memorial Award at the 2003 Earth Day/Arbor Day ceremonies. The team recycled 15,000 pounds of paper and cardboard and more than 2,000 aluminum cans during the school year. Twenty-three fifth graders mentored by their teacher, Roger Kingsbury, make up Fairhill's award-winning recycling team.

Responsible Fatherhood Week
June 15-21 will be declared by the Board of Supervisors as Responsible Fatherhood Week in Fairfax County. The Office of the Sheriff, in conjunction with many court-related agencies, developed a program to promote healthy families by encouraging responsible fatherhood.

 


 

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